Very Cool Video: How Movies Changed The Size of Your TV Set

By  · Published on June 27th, 2013

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If you know what those numbers are, this video is going to make you drool. If you don’t know what they are, stop trying to shoehorn them into a Fibonacci sequence and press play on this very cool new history lesson from the clever folks over at Filmmaker IQ.

They continue to be an outstanding source for aspiring filmmakers and fans interested in the production process, and with “The Changing Shape of Cinema,” John Hess and company have crafted an entertaining and educational guide for why movies (and subsequently TV sets) are the size they are.

Plus, the ultimate lesson Hess offers is a worthy one. Check it out:

Hat tip to our old pal Hector P. for sending us the link. You should go see some of his artwork.

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